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WRD Advantage Coilovers provide a perfect balance between comfort and performance. With threaded shock body's and perches they allows you to adjust the springs to give your VW or Audi the ride height you desire, lowering the center of gravity and increasing the performance and handling.

Passat (B7)

Retail: $599.95
$399.95 + Shipping
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Product Features

Lowering Range: 35mm to 70mm*
Warranty: 3 Year limited warranty**
Ride height adjustability for a more attractive stance and look
Reduces body roll and lower center of gravity for improve handling
Shocks valved to match our performance spring rates
Chrome finish for corrosion protection and a show quality appearance
Black powder coated springs
Black anodized billet aluminum hardware
Front Axle - Maximum Lowering (12 3/8 from center hub to fender)
Rear Axle - Maximum Lowering (11 7/16 from center hub to fender)
* Lowering ranges varying depending on vehicle modal and condition
** Professional installation recommended

Kit Includes

Two front threaded coilovers, chrome plated for corrosion protection and a show quality appearance with twin tube low pressure gas shocks insides.
Two front spring perches and locking rings hardware, anodized black.
Two front springs and two helper springs, powder coated black.
Two front shortened sway bar end links.
Two rear sport shocks matched to the springs and lowering range, black.
Two rear billet aluminum adjustable threaded spring perches, black anodized.
Two rear progressive rate springs, powder coated black.
Two coilover adjuster wrenches



An Example on one of our customers cars, lowered fully front and rear


How low these go, front and rear


 

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Max Height Front:


Max Height Rear:


Max Height Overall:


Front Installed:


Rear Installed:


Another shot all the way down:


And the height they were set to for the customer:
 

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MK5/6 Customers Review Threads and posts:

gti_mkIII review: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6011456-WRD-advantage-street-coilovers-review

fahrenLOW review: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6024633-Wrd-coil-over-review

NmyGLi_06 review: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6062985-Review-WRD-Advantage-Coilovers-on-an-06-GLI

onevrsix review: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6095958-WRD-MKV-Coilover-Review

716GTI review: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6125523-WRD-Coilover-Review

MKVDave review: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6141562-WRD-Coilover-Review

NFSxGTiVR6 review: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6142370-WRD-Advantage-Street-Coilover-MK6-SE-Review

scottryla review: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6142350-WRD-Review

fevwer review: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6958828-WRD-Advantage-coilovers-review

From everything I've read the Koni coils are some of the most comfortable available. However, if you want to save some coin and don't need to go super low look into WRD. Ive had mine on for about 3k miles now and I'm pretty happy with the ride quality (doesn't even get complaints from the wife).

The shop said they were set as low as they would go. Here is a before & after shot:

Acampbell128 said:
Here is a before and after picture on my CC
2011 Volkswagen CC sport, 2.0T, 19" Alzor 235/35/19 Tires
Before:

After:



My friend just had these installed.
These go low and actually ride pretty nice. Not bad for 399!!!
Installed last night...
Initial Impressions: Well built and a very nice finish. Everything fits very nice without any modifications. Sitting at about 5 threads left up front and 7 in the rear(24.75in ftg front and 26in ftg rear). Rides firmer than stock but not overly stiff, in all fairness I also installed new wheels with lower profile tires which also add to the overall firmness. I was expecting them to be bouncy but was pleasantly surprised that was not the case. Overall very impressed with quality and initial ride. Will continue to adjust in order to level out ride height and report after I've driven it a bit more.

Okay here we go.
First off WRD was a great company to work with an did more than expected to help me out.
Ordered these Friday an had them the following Tuesday
I recived my coilovers and opened them like a 5yr old on Christmas.! Even if I'm 23! Lol
I unwrapped a great looking product an well packed aswell.

Then I took them to my local vw shop "Volkwerks" was a very smooth install an had no problems or headaches..

Yet I've only driven the car about 50-60 miles so far, and it rides so so great now very firm but not jaw rattling. Launches, handles leaps and bounds better then before.

As of now the front is all the way down with helpers still in, and about a 1 1/4 threads left in the rear. Should settle lower in some time.

: For shipping/customer service 10/10

: For fit and finish 9/10

: For ride quality "again on 50 miles or so" will update as miles are added 8-9/10



I decided to go ahead and right a review based on my experience so far regarding the WRD Advantage Coilovers that can be found here on the forums for sale.

To start off I would like to say that it was a pleasure dealing with CarNut84GTi, he was extremely helpful in answering all of my questions and concerns and was very prompt into returning my messages. I was deciding between the Solowerks and the WRD coils and after much consideration, I went through and purchased the WRD coils.

My only complaint would be the shipping time, however, I know coming from California to North Carolina does take some time, especially with UPS. I am not a fan of the shipping times that UPS has, I believe that FedEx is much more reliable and gets the packages delivered much faster, based on past experience, purchases and shipping.

Upon receiving, I inspected everything. Box was in excellent shape, all of the contents were accounted for and everything was packaged very well!

A buddy of mine and myself installed the suspension on a Saturday and everything went on with no issues, however, I was a little disappointed that the rear springs go in upside down and the perches are on the bottom. To adjust them was not easy - you have to unbolt the sway bar, unbolt the strut and remove the spring completely and then take out the perches and then adjust them off the car. (better measure first so you don't have to guess!!)

Ride Quality
I am EXTREMELY impressed with these coils!!! Even all the way down, 0 threads left front and rear, the ride was actually comfortable, and handling was what I hoped for - responsive. I would rate these as a mid level coilover and priced accordingly.
For them on a Jetta and my liking, the rear was too low so after a week of driving, I raised the rear up an inch. Definitely a lot happier! I have now put 2,000 miles on them in 2 weeks (yes, that is correct) and I am still amazed at the ride quality! I daily drive my car everyday for work, 10-12 hours a day, 5 days a week and I am not sick of the ride at all like I was with Racelands. I even took it on a 4 hour drive to Gatlinburg, TN and back over the weekend and the handling and ride was excellent!



hey im running these, nothing but good things to say about them.

here's a couple of pics of my car with them on.

I've installed ST's, FK streetlines, and racelands ultimos and i like these better. so i got them for myself.







Buy these while you can save a few bucks. Good stuff, fast shipping too :)

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Okay after I put 4,550 miles on these I think I've got enough information to give a proper review lol.

First off, fit and finish on these I'd rate an easy 9/10. Beautiful units, and they feel solid in your hands.
Install is like any other setup, the rear adjusters are located on the bottom side of the units so you have to set the height before you put them in. You can still adjust them once on the car, but you'll have to remove the bolt that holds the rear spring in place so you can get to the adjusters below the spring (sits down in the cup). Other than that, no problems with these guys at all.

During normal highway/interstate driving....they are SHOCKINGLY good! That was the biggest thing I noticed when I installed such an easily affordable set of coils. Normally in that class, it's pretty bad and super bouncy....not in the least bit here, not at all. Back roads or roads with imperfections are no problem at all, these ride shockingly nicely in all but the absolute worst possible conditions (aka, why are you even driving on a road like that, ever).

The only thing I could find that would upset the coils were roads that have small 'hills' of say 4-7" in height repeating in very short sections (think rolling hill) kinda like this --> ~~~ kinda hard to describe, but just large rolling bumps don't give the front end enough time to settle. It is NOT bouncy in this condition, don't misunderstand, it just goes over the first bump with no time at all to recover before the second so it's at the top of the travel, then another, then another. A seriously killer test on a suspension, and very unlikely you'll really encounter this almost literally ever.

Normal bumps are nothing, no crashing over bumps, no bouncing, it just rides nicely. The car stays pretty flat with the high spring rates, and is pretty responsive as well.

Overall I'd say these are absolutely worth the msrp of $599 without question, for $399 they are a freaking steal. I ran mine with about 1 finger gap between the fender and wheel. They may ride better for people who slam their cars, since the spring rates are clearly influenced by that crowd (the front springs are rated very high to maintain the ability to keep it from bottoming out easily). If you're on the fence, and you don't plan on tracking your car (not talking about a random AutoX event, but many events + track days), I hope this helps.

Are they as good as my Bilstein PSS B14's? No, but they also cost a hilariously 3/4 less, and they ride better for normal street driving and maybe a lil AutoX here and there. If you're doing more than that (almost none of you are) then of course you need to buy something made for that kinda life, but.....weigh the cost, how much do you REALLY believe you need the big money setup. I would not hesitate to recommend these to any of my friends, nor buy another set if I needed a nice street setup.

WRD :thumbup::thumbup:

Kei
 

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has anyone ever put these on a new Passat B7 and are they bouncy?
We've had a fair number of customers running these on their B7 Passats. Unfortunately I dont' believe any of them have posted up reviews, but I've gotten very positive feedback. These will be firmer than stock, but not bouncy or harsh :beer:
 

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I have a '14 Passat sport with 235/40/19 .... I ordered new tires 245/40/19 will these tires rub if I am using your Coilover kit?
 

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I have a '14 Passat sport with 235/40/19 .... I ordered new tires 245/40/19 will these tires rub if I am using your Coilover kit?
Unfortunately there are just too many variables to he able to give you a solid answer on this, as this can vary depending on the height you set the car to as well as the offset of your wheels.
 

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Unfortunately there are just too many variables to he able to give you a solid answer on this, as this can vary depending on the height you set the car to as well as the offset of your wheels.
Im running stock passat sport rims, how would I find out my offset, Im not looking for super low, I'm looking for a good medium between stock and semi-low.
 

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Im running stock passat sport rims, how would I find out my offset, Im not looking for super low, I'm looking for a good medium between stock and semi-low.
My guess would be that you'd be ok, however, i can't say that with certainty, and even if you were able to give me the offset, I couldn't tell you for sure because people run so many different combinations, there's no real way for us to keep track of what combination will rub and what won't. The best way to see is if other people running the same wheel/tire combo are having any rubbing issues when running coilovers.

edit: To answer your question about finding the offset, many wheels have the offset stamped into them (typically somewhere on the backside, but it can vary). Unless someone else on here knows offhand what the stock wheel's offset is.
 
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